Accreditations, acknowledgements and authorisations
ACCREDIA (Italian body for the Accreditation of Testing Laboratories) accreditation n° 0254 A - 0254 B as analytical laboratory operating in compliance with international standard UNI CEI EN ISO/IEC 17025.
See HERE the ACCREDIA Accreditation Certificate and accredited tests list for the laboratory based in Via Vecchia Ospedale n. 11 - 70043 Monopoli (BA) - Italy
See HERE the ACCREDIA Accreditation Certificate and the accredited tests list for the laboratory based in Via San Donato n. 25 - 70043 Monopoli (BA) - Italy
"The ACCREDIA mark or reference to accreditation should not be used by Clients of accredited laboratories, or in the documentation concerning a product, or be reported on a product. A copy of the test report is admitted."
FOSFA accredited (Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Association LDT - London).
QS- Fachgesellschaft Obst-Gemüse-Kartoffeln GmbH approved.
COI (International Olive Council - Madrid) approved.
FEDIOL (Federation representing the European Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry in Europe – Bruxelles) approved.
Authorised by Italian Ministry for Agriculture, Food and Forestry, for the entire national territory, to carry out official analyses in the oil sector (Ministerial Decree of the 01/03/2004 Official Journal 16/03/2004).
Authorised by Italian Ministry for Agriculture, Food and Forestry, for the entire national territory, to carry out official analyses in the wine-growing sector (Ministerial Decree of the 27/11/2015 Official Journal 19/12/2015).
Certificated for performing analyses on samples collected during inspections on organic farming pursuant Italian Ministerial Decree n. 2592 – 12/03/2014 and included in the list of Italian Ministry for Agriculture, Food and Forestry (laboratory n° 23).
Authorised by Italian Ministry of Health to carry out self-monitoring analyses on milk and dairy products, under Italian Presidential Decree 54/97.
Authorised by Italian Ministry of Health to carry out food analyses for food production companies devoid of internal laboratory on:
- Minced meat, chopped and other meat preparations, under Italian Presidential Decree 309/98
- Fresh meat, according with Italian Legislative Decree 286/94
- Meat products, according with Italian Legislative Decree 537/92
- Fishery products, according with Italian Legislative Decree 531/92
- Egg products, according with Italian Legislative Decree 65/93
Authorised by Italian Ministry of Health to carry out self-monitoring analyses on foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (baby food, dietary products), pursuant to Italian Presidential Decree 131/98.
Included in the Region of Apulia list (valid for the entire national territory) of outside food production industries laboratories carrying out analyses under Regulation (EC) n. 178/2002 - article 17 paragraph 1 and Regulation (EC) n. 852/2004 - article 3 for self-monitoring and hygiene in food products.
Authorised by Italian Ministry of Health to asbestos analysis with Phase-Contrast Optical Microscopy (PCOM) technique – “Asbestos Project" – Center for Disease Control and included in the Region of Apulia list (valid for the entire national territory) of laboratories accredited for checking asbestos-containing materials (note n° AOO152/24 Oct. 2011/14831).
Authorised by Italian Ministry of Health (Aut. N° SP/102 - 9/6/2014) to sourcing and holding psychotropic substances (THC) for analytical-scientific purposes.
Included in the list of Coop Italia agreed laboratories for pesticides analyses and nitrate in fresh produce.
Included in the list of Italian laboratories empowered by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan for the analyses on foodstuffs exported to Japan (laboratory n° 374).
Recognized by Taiwan FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for issuing analytical reports valid to check added colorants contents (copper chlorophylls) in olive and olive-pomace oils.
Registered in the list of laboratories authorized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of Brazil to carry out analytical controls for classification of olive oil and olive-pomace oil.
Nowadays the laboratory is member of the following international bodies:
- AOCS (American Oil Chemists' Society);
- AOAC (The Scientific Association dedicated to Analitycal Excellence);
- AACC (American Association of Cereal Chemists).
- ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) – Organizational member (n° 1548022).